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What are the Skilled Trades?Discover

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Where do I Start?

With more than 300 trades to choose from, finding the right one can be a big challenge! There are many opportunities to experience what the skilled trades are and what your career path could look like. From crane operator to hairstylist, carpenter to millwright, you should assess your skills and interests to find the right one for you. For inspiration, check out our new Trades Explorer tool.

Choose a Trade

See how you find a trade that is right for you

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Find an Employer

A position as an apprentice is just like any other job search

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Become Registered

Following the correct steps to become an apprentice

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Grants and Support

Financial help to make a successful journey to certification

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Apprenticeship Stories

Find inspiration! Read a selection of the many successful apprenticeship stories, from people like you.

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Be patient - master the basics which are often forgotten and never give up on your dreams.

- Sébastien Laframboise

Chef, District St-Joseph, Québec, Québec

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What’s an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is a form of post-secondary training that teaches the skills and competencies necessary to perform tasks to an industry standard.

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